Amitabh Bachchan entered the Bollywood film industry on February 15, 1969, with the signing of his first film — Khwaja Ahmad Abbas’ Saat Hindustani that is a drama/action film. He also won a National award in the category of the most promising newcomer.

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He retweeted a collage made by one his fan showing his transformation over the years. 
He also writes ”aaj hi ke din film industry mein pravesh kiya tha .. Feb 15, 1969 .. 52 years !! aabhaar,” he wrote.

He thanked his ”extended family” and showed immense amount of gratitude and respect towards all his fans and well wishers for always supporting his work and making his journey in the industry a beautiful ride with lots of memories. 

After his debut in ‘Saat Hindustani’ (1969), he did films like ‘Zanjeer’ (1973), ‘Deewar’ (1975) and ‘Trishul’ (1978), through which he came to be known as the ‘angry young man’. 

For the title ‘angry young man’ that was given to him, he had a response saying, “The tag has been given to me by the media else for every one of such film I did ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’ or ‘Chupke Chupke’, ‘Silsila’ and many more.”

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The actor today is appreciated for his versatility, for the outstanding performance he has been giving for years and his choice of script selection such as ‘Piku’, ‘Pink’, ‘102 Not Out’ and so many more. His most recent film was ‘Gulabo Sitabo’ that premiered on Amazon prime due to the pandemic and the lockdown.